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Species Pelochrista argenteana - Hodges#3149

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tortricoidea (Tortricid Moths)
Family Tortricidae (Tortricid Moths)
Subfamily Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Pelochrista
Species argenteana (Pelochrista argenteana - Hodges#3149)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista argenteana (Walsingham, 1895) (1)
Paedisca argenteana Walsingham, 1895 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #620893
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "silvery white" for the "shining silvery white streaks" on the forewing. (3), (2)
Wingspan 19 mm. (2)
Adult - see original description in Print References. (2)
Records from the western half of the United States and Canada. (4)
Type locality: Loveland, Colorado (Smith, July 1891). (2)
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1895. XXI. New species of North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London, 1895: 504; Pl.12, f.13. (2)
Works Cited
1.Revised world catalogue of Eucopina, Eucosma, Pelochrista, and Phaneta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini)
Todd M. Gilligan, Donald J. Wright. 2013. Zootaxa 3746(2): 301–337.
2.XXI. New Species of North American Tortricidae.
Lord Walsingham. 1895. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1895: 495-518.
3.Explanation of terms used in entomology
John Bernardh Smith. 1906. Brooklyn Entomological Society.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems